“The franchise rights alone will make us rich beyond our wildest dreams!” Remember that scene near the beginning of Ghostbusters? Peter Venkman’s eyes lit up at the moneymaking possibilities opening up to him and his friends after their first successful encounter with a ghost. It seems like an oddly prescient comment considering the video game [...]
Atari has announced that Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime, the new top-down game (a la Lara Croft: Guardian of Light) in the franchise, will launch on March 23rd. Xbox Live and PlayStation Network gamers will be able to download the game that day for a yet-to-be-determined price. Sanctum of Slime is a follow-up to the original [...]
Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime is the name of the next entry in the Ghostbusters video game franchise. Ghostbusters: The Video Game (man, I still need to play that one sometime…) was enough of a hit that Atari and Sony are planning a pseudo-sequel. It’s not a traditional sequel, because where the first game was an [...]
I really wish I had my old Atari 400 computer to hand. I think it’s still at my parents place, though they might have thrown it out — I can’t remember. I’m reminiscing about the Atari 400 — my first real computer. As the ad below shows, it was a bit of the poor relation [...]
I love this marriage of concepts and materials — parts of an analog clock fused with original Atari 2600 video game cartridges. Sadly, if you’re after the game itself you’ll be disappointed to hear that the innards have been removed to make way for the clock mechanism.